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Volunteers Sought for City Boards and Commissions

The Mayor’s Office would like to extend an invitation to Naperville residents to volunteer to fill vacant positions on the Sister Cities Commission and the Advisory Commission on Disabilities.

The Sister Cities Commission (SCC) aims to foster international understanding and friendship by forging personal links through city-to-city affiliations. The SCC is seeking two new members with an educational, financial or special events background. The commission meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St., unless otherwise noted.  For more information about the SCC, visit www.naperville.il.us/scc.

The Advisory Commission on Disabilities (ACD) assists, informs and advises the administrative and elected officials of the City on all matters pertaining to discrimination against individuals with disabilities. The ACD is looking to fill three to four vacant positions. Beginning in 2017, the ACD will meet quarterly on the first Wednesday of February, May, August and November at 6:30 p.m. at the Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St., unless otherwise noted. Additional meetings may be called should the need arise. For more information about the ACD, visit www.naperville.il.us/acd.

Interested applicants should visit www.naperville.il.us/boards to download and review an application form. The form asks for basic information such as name and address and also asks why you are interested in serving on a board or commission. The application, along with a copy of an individual’s resume, can be submitted by mail or in person to the Mayor’s Office at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St., or by email to trotze@naperville.il.us. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.


About Naperville: Located 28 miles west of Chicago, Naperville, Ill., is home to approximately 145,000 people. This vibrant, thriving city consistently ranks as a top community in the nation in which to live, raise children and retire. The city is home to acclaimed public and parochial schools, the best public library system in the country, an array of healthcare options and an exceptionally low crime rate. Naperville has ready access to a variety of public transportation, housing and employment options. The city’s diversified employer base features high technology firms, retailers and factories, as well as small and home-based businesses. Residents also enjoy world-class parks, diverse worship options, the opportunity to serve on several City boards and commissions, a thriving downtown shopping and dining area, a renowned outdoor history museum known as Naper Settlement and an active civic community. For more information, please visit our website at www.naperville.il.us.